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Texas DA appointed local judge

MULESHOE — Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Kathryn Gurley of Friona as judge of the 287th Judicial District Court in Bailey and Parmer counties for a term set to expire Dec. 31,... — Updated 1/8/2022


Opinion: Tech whipped up on The Pirate

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - A good many game watchers tuned in to the Liberty Bowl on Tuesday night expecting to see one team run up the score. And sure enough. Texas Tech folded, spindled... — Updated 12/29/2021


Tech coaches lock in for Liberty Bowl

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Shortly after the Texas Tech football season ends Tuesday night at the Liberty Bowl, many of the staff members will immediately pivot to duties at their next jobs. Sonny Cumbie will be head coach at Louisiana Tec... — Updated 12/27/2021


Teen arrested in shooting

LUBBOCK — Police arrested a 15-year-old boy Monday afternoon in connection with a shooting Sunday night that left two people injured at the South Plains Mall. Investigators believe the shooting stemmed from a dispute between two... — Updated 12/21/2021


Horse seller thrives in new environment

What was a Clovis-based horse selling event organizer is getting an incentive from the state of Texas for moving its events to Levelland in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.... — Updated 12/18/2021


New Tech football coach retaining offensive coordinator

LUBBOCK - New Texas Tech football coach Joey McGuire announced Wednesday he's retaining Sonny Cumbie as the Red Raiders' offensive coordinator. Cumbie's symbolic motivational tool... — Updated 11/27/2021


Red Raiders to face off against North Florida

LUBBOCK - The time to play for real is almost here. The Texas Tech men's basketball team has gone through a pair of secret scrimmages, reportedly against Wichita State and New... — Updated 11/6/2021


Monument dedicated to Lubbock legend Mac Davis

Lubbock legend Mac Davis was remembered by family and friends during a monument dedication last week at the city of Lubbock Cemetery. Davis was a Lubbock native who made a national... — Updated 10/26/2021


Red Raiders seeking fourth coach in past decade

LUBBOCK — With Matt Wells' dismissal Monday midway through his third season at Texas Tech, the Red Raiders are back in the market for their fourth football coach in the past decade. Since Tech fired Mike Leach in December 2009,... — Updated 10/26/2021


A closer look: Reviewing Tech's Red Raiders after first preseason scrimmage

LUBBOCK ‚ Two weeks from today, the Texas Tech football team will be in game-week preparation mode for the Sept. 4 season opener against Houston. The Red Raiders have gone... — Updated 8/17/2021


Lubbock health department expanding vaccination opportunities

Lubbock’s health department is offering expanded COVID-19 vaccination opportunities — including some gift card incentives — as the city’s vaccination rate lags behind the rest of the state. The city will host a COVID-19... — Updated 8/3/2021


Texas Tech fans fear Big 12 demise

Lubbock’s Chamber of Commerce has joined the chorus sharing concerns about impacts from the University of Texas’ and Oklahoma’s potential departure from the Big 12 conference. The Chamber last week announced it sent a letter... — Updated 7/27/2021


Two killed in collision with tractor-trailer near Littlefield

A father and daughter were killed while the man's wife was seriously injured when their car was struck by a tractor-trailer Tuesday near Littlefield. The crash, which also involved a Bailey County EMS Ambulance whose crew suffered... — Updated 7/17/2021


Mark Adams named Texas Tech head basketball coach

LUBBOCK — Mark Adams is staying home. The former lead assistant, and associated head coach, will be sitting at the front of the bench as he was named the Texas Tech head basketball coach late Monday night. Texas Tech athletic... — Updated 4/6/2021


Muleshoe jail escapee sentenced to 14 months

U.S. District Judge James Wesley Hendrix on Thursday told Juan Anthony Cordero that the facts of his case outweighed the lenient punishment both his defense attorney and federal prosecutors requested. However, the judge... — Updated 2/27/2021


Editorial: Labor rules would stifle future farmers

W hen talk turns to regulations, it's all too frequently only the extremists — those braying for more or those bellowing against any — whose voices are heard. But occasionally it's the common sense of those in the middle that...


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